RECENT WORK AND MUSINGS
I LOVE when my clients bring their dogs along for their engagement sessions. Mainly because if I was engaged now, I can guarantee you James and I would have our dog join us! If you can’t imagine doing engagement photos with your dog, and are planning on incorporating them in your session, here are my […]
If you’re reading this you might be a current HBP wedding couple, or hoping to be one in the future – and if so, YAY I’m so glad you’re here! For most of you it’s the first time you’ve booked a wedding photographer, and there may be questions in your mind as to how it […]
Proof that even an unexpected downpour can’t ruin your engagement session if you don’t let it. There was a clear forecast this day and for Hannah and Max’s fall engagement session at Great Falls Park, yet mid-session their day became a rainy Great falls engagement! Naturally I immediately felt bad that my sweet couple was […]
Planning engagement session outfits for fall and not sure where to start with picking what to wear? You’re in the right spot! Here are my top tips when it comes to selecting outfits for fall that will photograph well and be cozy. Tip #1: wear something that you love and feel comfortable in! When you […]
I had the best morning with Julie & Michael for their Georgetown engagement session! We took photos along the canal and I just loved their relaxed fun vibe, and how all the early fall colors all came together. I think many people often think of Georgetown as a more formal spot for photos, but this […]
Danielle and Michael brought all the fun and smiles for their summer engagement session at Manassas Battlefield Park. They asked if they could incorporate their dog Millie, (to which I said, OF COURSE!) and it couldn’t have been more fun to have her along for the session! The golden grasses, combined with pretty sunset light […]
One of the most asked questions I get as a wedding photographer: When should we schedule our engagement session? With engagements being longer than ever these days, the options can feel endless and my couples are always asking when is the best time. Let’s talk about it! One of the biggest factors to consider is […]
As a wedding photographer, there are so many things that I use everyday other than my camera & lenses that you wouldn’t expect or even think of! Amazon is often my go-to for wedding photography supplies since I am notorious for forgetting to order something until the last minute, and I can count on their […]
This Shenandoah adventure session gave me everything I needed to create the perfect experience: Two of the most genuine and in love people I’ve ever met, endless laughter, jokes and the best time, and the most beautiful sunset I’ve witnessed in the national park. l’ll never forget this session! Emma & David are soulmates if […]
When Supriya first reached out and described her vision for their engagement shoot, that included chic white suits, an urban landscape in D.C., and dreamy light, I was so excited! There’s something so fun about getting to collaborate with my couples and make the vision they already have come to life in photos. For the […]
BEHIND THE LENS
Ever-focused on light and the thrilling art of creation; found in the perfectly, imperfect moments of real life.
My goal every time I pick up my camera is to create an atmosphere that invites my subjects to show up as their honest and truest selves allowing me to capture the feeling of this irreplaceable moment in time. Storytelling is at the heart of it all, and being entrusted to capture that for my couples will forever be one of the greatest honors.
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